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United States Senate election in Kentucky, 2002

 

United States Senate election in Kentucky, 2002

United States Senate election in Kentucky, 2002

November 5, 2002

 
Nominee Mitch McConnell Lois Combs Weinberg
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 731,679 399,634
Percentage 64.7% 35.3%

County results

U.S. Senator before election

Mitch McConnell
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Mitch McConnell
Republican

The 2002 United States Senate election in Kentucky was held on November 5, 2002. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell won re-election to a fourth term.

Contents

  • Democratic primary 1
    • Candidates 1.1
    • Results 1.2
  • Republican primary 2
    • Candidates 2.1
    • Results 2.2
  • General election 3
    • Candidates 3.1
    • Results 3.2
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Democratic primary

Candidates

  • Lois Combs Weinberg, Vice Chair of the Council on Postsecondary Education in Kentucky
  • Tom Barlow, former U.S. Congressman

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lois Combs Weinberg 231,013 50.10%
Democratic Tom Barlow 230,055 49.90%
Totals 461,068 100.00%

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

McConnell was unopposed.

General election

Candidates

  • Mitch McConnell (R), incumbent U.S. Senator
  • Lois Combs Weinberg (D), Vice Chair of the Council on Postsecondary Education in Kentucky

Results

General election results[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Mitch McConnell (inc.) 731,679 64.68% +9.22%
Democratic Lois Combs Weinberg 399,634 35.32% -7.52%
Majority 332,045 29.35% +16.74%
Turnout 1,131,313
Republican hold Swing

References

  1. ^ http://www.elect.ky.gov/NR/rdonlyres/AAE7643F-EF5D-4633-8444-C27A7041B97C/0/state.txt
  2. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2002/2002Stat.htm#17

External links

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